Purple Needle Eater at 50%


I finally got the first Purple Needle Eater off the needles.

Lots of firsts in this sock – plenty of new skills learnt.

As expected, it is a bit too large. Not so large that Mr plumbum gets his mitts on them, though. 🙂

Very snuggly – will make fine house socks. I may sew some soles onto them.

Judging by today’s weather, it may be a long time before I get to wear these socks. Now, knowing that, can I persuade myself to avoid SSS – and cast on the other one straightaway? Definitely not tonight. I am suffering from too much sun and don’t think I can cope with that horrible cast on. Tomorrow, maybe – though I have much paper crafting to be done tomorrow, a swap package has to go out on Wednesday.

Recently, at the: Crooked House

In a pickle

In a pickle

Shops are now open to sell anything on their shelves and we are no longer restricted to purchasing whatever some government official has deemed to be “essential”. We popped out to The Shed yesterday as I needed some parcel tape to package up some things that I need to be posting off. We had to hunt, it wasn’t in the Stationery section, but we eventually found it in the DIY area. It’s not of greatContinue readingIn a pickle

December Reflections 1: Star

December Reflections 1: Star

Taking part in Susannah Conway’s series of December Reflections prompts. Mainly my responses will be in my other blog, Scattered Thoughts, but sometimes they will fit better here. On other days, such as today, we may fit in a post in both blogs. … Continue readingDecember Reflections 1: Star

Recent movements of the: Deux Escargots

second test

post by mail. who is this user Beth Loft 86390, France

October 29, 2020 at 12:12PM

It’s mass migration time! #livereportingfromtheroad #france #autumn2020 #thelockdowndash